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Veterans First Point Tayside Vacancy

Peer Support Worker

Veterans First Point Tayside, Dundee and throughout Tayside, Salary Scale: £19,945 - £21,947 per annum. Peer Support Worker, Band 3 Fixed term until March 2020 *
* With the possibility of extension.
Are you a military veteran with a passion for helping other veterans and their family members?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a one-stop-shop service for veterans and their families across Tayside. Veterans First Point (V1P) services are developed by veterans, for veterans and have veterans on their staff teams. Funded by the Scottish Government and Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, V1P Tayside will provide information and signposting to other useful services; understanding and listening; support and social networking and access to health and well-being services - including a mental health and psychological therapy service on site.

Peer Support Workers are the first point of contact for veterans and family members who come to the service. As former military personnel, they bring a shared understanding of the transition from military to civilian life and seek to support each veteran and their family to meet their particular needs. Hours of work are: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Job share opportunities will be considered.

Informal enquiries to: Dr Michelle Ramage (Clinical Lead Psychotherapist) or Ms Jody Payne (Mental Health Practitioner/Adult Psychotherapist) on 01382 424029.



How to apply:


NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  Please download the full application pack from

Internal applicants: please download the application pack from Staffnet.

Please read the Important Job Application Information in the Information for Applicants section. Completed applications should be returned to (quoting the job reference number in the subject box) or to HR & OD Directorate, NHS Tayside, Level 9, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder. Please quote reference number - LR/409/18 Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – 29 April 2019

Full details via the following link